Biostatistics Research, Volume 1 Issue 1 (2022)

Open Access Article

Author Impact Factor: A Framework for Evaluating Authorship and Scientific Contribution

by Brian C. Drolet, Alan T. Makhoul

ABSTRACT: In the decade since Hirsch defined h , there has been widespread acceptance of the h -index as a bibliometric indicator. Although the h -index has been validated in numerous applications and...

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Nonoptimal Follow-up Times Make It Difficult to Detect the Epidemiological Inverse Relationship Between 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Lung Cancer

by Ari Voutilainen, Jyrki K. Virtanen, Sari Hantunen, Tarja Nurmi, Petra Kokko, Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen

ABSTRACT: Background: Previous studies have reported controversial conclusions regarding the association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-HVD) and lung cancer risk. Objectives: To test the...